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MIKE PORTNOY: 'I Don't Consider Myself A Great Drummer'

Spain's RockMAP recently conducted an interview with drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, THE WINERY DOGS, AVENGED SEVENFOLD). You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On being named "best drummer" by various magazines and web sites: Portnoy: "All the awards, to me, they're very flattering, but ...

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ACE FREHLEY's 'Origins Vol. 1' To Feature Guest Appearances By PAUL STANLEY, SLASH, MIKE MCCREADY, LITA FORD

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley will release "Origins Vol. 1", a collection of twelve newly recorded classics from Ace's formative years featuring some of the biggest names in rock and roll, on April 15. Most notably, KISS frontman Paul Stanley joins Ace on FREE's hit "Fire And Water". This collaboration marks the first time that ...

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THE WINERY DOGS: 'Hot Streak' Video Released

"Hot Streak", the new video from THE WINERY DOGS — the power trio featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB), legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, TALAS, DAVID LEE ROTH) and guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen (MR. BIG, POISON) — can be seen below. The clip was directed by Vicente Cordero and features mostly ...

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RICHIE KOTZEN: Entire 'Live' DVD Posted Online

THE WINERY DOGS guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen, who made a name for himself via his hard rock, blues-influenced solo albums, has released a new solo DVD, titled simply "Live", via CD Baby. The set, which was made available in Japan under the title "020215BLITZ-RK", features footage of Kotzen's concert on February 2, 2015 at ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Multi-Camera Video Footage Of Stockholm Concert

Multi-camera video footage of JUDAS PRIEST performing the song "Metal Gods" on December 5 at Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden can be seen below. JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford recently told the Q104 radio station in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada about the band's plans to record the follow-up album to 2014's "Redeemer Of Souls": "Well, ...

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Video: JUDAS PRIEST Performs In Brussels, Belgium

Fan-filmed video footage of JUDAS PRIEST's December 16 performance at Vorst Nationaal in Brussels, Belgium can be seen below. JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford recently told the Q104 radio station in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada about the band's plans to record the follow-up album to 2014's "Redeemer Of Souls": "Well, you know, in rock and ...

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Video Premiere: THE WINERY DOGS' 'Fire'

"Fire", the new video from THE WINERY DOGS — the power trio featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB), legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, TALAS, DAVID LEE ROTH) and guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen (MR. BIG, POISON) — can be seen below. The clip was directed by Steve Lyon and features performance and ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Video Footage Of London Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of JUDAS PRIEST's December 1 concert at the O2 Academy Brixton in London, England can be seen below. JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford recently told the Q104 radio station in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada about the band's plans to record the follow-up album to 2014's "Redeemer Of Souls": "Well, you know, in ...

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MIKE PORTNOY Talks About His Tattoos (Video)

Drummer Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, METAL ALLEGIANCE, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD) recently spoke to Tattoo.com about his tattoos and current musical projects. You can now watch the chat below. Portnoy, who co-founded DREAM THEATER 30 years ago, abruptly quit the band in September 2010 while on tour with AVENGED SEVENFOLD. He has ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Video Footage Of Tilburg Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of JUDAS PRIEST's November 17 concert at 013 in Tilburg, The Netherlands can be seen below. JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford recently told the Q104 radio station in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada about the band's plans to record the follow-up album to 2014's "Redeemer Of Souls": "Well, you know, in rock and ...

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SHRAPNEL RECORDS' Historic Catalog Acquired By THE ORCHARD

The Orchard, a pioneering independent music, film and video distribution company, today announced its acquisition of rock/metal label Shrapnel Records' historic catalog. Spanning 35 years and representing many groundbreaking artists, Shrapnel Records has maintained a pivotal role at the frontlines of metal history since its launch in 1980 by producer Mike Varney as the first ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Video Footage Of Frankfurt Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of JUDAS PRIEST's November 18 performance at Jahrhunderthalle in Frankfurt, Germany can be seen below. JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford recently told the Q104 radio station in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada about the band's plans to record the follow-up album to 2014's "Redeemer Of Souls": "Well, you know, in rock and roll, ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Video Footage Of Toronto Concert

RJK Studios has uploaded video footage of JUDAS PRIEST's November 12 performance at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Check out the clips below. JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford recently told the Q104 radio station in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada about the band's plans to record the follow-up album to 2014's "Redeemer Of ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's GLENN TIPTON: When We Go Into A Writing Session, We Never Know What We're Gonna End Up With

Andrew Epstein of A Journey Of Musical Things recently conducted an interview with JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Glenn Tipton. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the songwriting process in JUDAS PRIEST: "You should never really sit down and contrive ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Video Footage Of Newark Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of JUDAS PRIEST's November 7 concert at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey can be seen below (courtesy of John Erigo). JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford recently told the Q104 radio station in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada about the band's plans to record the follow-up album to 2014's "Redeemer Of Souls": ...

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